STK-ID 1309

MS of women removing aluminum sheet from press. Exterior MLSs of Aluminum Company of Canada building in Kingston, Ontario. Interior MS of woman examining circular aluminum sheets. MS of three men operating hydraulic trip hammer shaping aluminum rod. CSs of rod being shaped by trip hammer, of jaws of mobile vice moving rod to trip hammer. MS of small tractor pulling load of aluminum ingots on factory. ESTABLISHING PAN of town of Grande-Baie, Quebec. MS of two men taking aluminum ingots from pile, placing them on conveyor. Sequence on aluminum sheet moving in and out of press on roller conveyor, machinery lifting sheet, stacking it onto pile. MS of man pulling aluminum sheet along conveyor. HA sequence showing ram of extrusion press pushing billet into press, extruded metal emerging from extrusion press, man removing extruded metal from press. Sequence on aluminum castings being immersed in normalizing vat showing TILT DOWN along housing pipe of vat, aluminum castings being immersed and removed from vat, TILT DOWN sections of extruded aluminum tied in roll.


Excerpt from
Aluminum Kingston
Grande-Baie, Kingston (Ontario)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486